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Image of Curcuma petiolata

James Burghardt

(Emperor Ginger, Queen Lily)

One of the hardier Curcuma species, queen ginger is a deciduous ornamental that can survive chilling temperatures to zone 7. This native of Burma and Malaysia offers a tropical look to cooler regions and is surprisingly easy to grow.

The broad showy leaves of queen ginger are rich green and ribbed with parallel pleats. These rise to from a neat upright clump that will spread over time via creeping rhizomes. In summer it produces showy columns of yellow and white flowers lined with...

Image of Curcuma phaeocaulis photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Zedoary)

A member of the ginger family, Curcuma comprises approximately 40 to 80 different species—all of tropical or subtropical origin. These are distributed from India to China and Indonesia with a few home to northern Australia.

The flowers of these commonly rhizomatous perennials are distinguished by columns of showy bracts that subtend tubular flowers. These are attractive to birds and butterflies. Many cultivated species are grown as ornamentals, like the rose-pink bracted Siam...

(Ginger)

A member of the ginger family, Curcuma comprises approximately 40 to 80 different species—all of tropical or subtropical origin. These are distributed from India to China and Indonesia with a few home to northern Australia.

The flowers of these commonly rhizomatous perennials are distinguished by columns of showy bracts that subtend tubular flowers. These are attractive to birds and butterflies. Many cultivated species are grown as ornamentals, like the rose-pink bracted Siam...

Image of Curcuma rhabdota

Grandiflora

(Candy Cane Curcuma, Ginger)

A member of the ginger family, Curcuma comprises approximately 40 to 80 different species—all of tropical or subtropical origin. These are distributed from India to China and Indonesia with a few home to northern Australia.

The flowers of these commonly rhizomatous perennials are distinguished by columns of showy bracts that subtend tubular flowers. These are attractive to birds and butterflies. Many cultivated species are grown as ornamentals, like the rose-pink bracted Siam...

(Cymbidium Orchid, Sword-leaf Cymbidium)

The compact and highly fragrant sword-leaf cymbidium was among the first grown and prized by Chinese gardeners and appeared in the record as early as 500 B.C. In its native Japan, China, Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka it can be found growing in humus rich soils along streamsides and waterfalls. Occasionally it grows on moist rocks alongside mosses and ferns.

This clump-forming orchid forms a cluster of small pseudobulbs from which rise three or four thin, sword-like leaves of light green. Actively...

(Cymbidium Orchid, Goering's Cymbidium, Korean Spring Orchid)

Easily mistaken for a grass when flowers are absent, Goering's cymbidium is a prized orchid in gardens across the warm temperate areas of China, Japan and southern Korea. Faintly fragrant golden green to chartreuse flowers appear in winter and spring. These are only subtly showy and often camouflaged by the foliage, though some come in more exciting colors, such as white, pink, golden orange and bright yellow-green. In the wild, this species is naturally distributed from Bhutan eastward to the Korean...

(Cymbidium Orchid, Splendid Cymbidium)

Splendid cymbidium earns its name from its abundant display of waxy, pale pink blossoms with spotted lips. Native to the high elevation cloud forests of Thailand, Vietnam and southernmost China, it grows in sandy soils nestled in the shade of shrub cover. Flowering occurs over a long season from late fall to spring.

The light green, sword-shaped leaves of this evergreen, clump-forming cymbidium arise from flattened, oval pseudobulbs . Active growth occurs in spring and summer. When fall temperatures...

(Black Beauty Dahlia, Dahlia, Waterlily Dahlia)

The dahlia 'Black Beauty' bears semi-double, dark maroon, yellow-eyed blossoms on compact, leafy, well-branched plants. It flowers in late summer and autumn from seed planted in spring.

Dahlias are frost-tender, summer-growing perennials that grow from bulbous underground tubers. Their rich green compound leaves have oval, toothed leaflets. The colorful flowers continue for many weeks and are attractive to bees and butterflies. Remove the spent flowers to encourage reblooming.

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(Dahlia, Decorative Dahlia, Figaro Orange Shades Dahlia)

The Dahlia mix ‘Figaro Orange Shades’ has a suite of orange-flowered dahlias that are dwarf, uniform and heavy-flowering. They have shiny green foliage and bushy branching habits.

Nothing beats dahlias as everblooming warm season bedding plants and cut flowers. These herbaceous warm season tender perennials have bulbous underground tubers. Their green foliage is compound and lush. The rounded double to semi-double blooms are long-lasting, appear all season and come in various shades of orange....

(Dahlia, Decorative Dahlia, Figaro Red Shades Dahlia)

The Dahlia mix ‘Figaro Red Shades’ has a suite of red-flowered dahlias that are dwarf, uniform and heavy-flowering. They have shiny green foliage and bushy branching habits.

Nothing beats dahlias as everblooming warm season bedding plants and cut flowers. These herbaceous warm season tender perennials have bulbous underground tubers. Their green foliage is compound and lush. The rounded double to semi-double blooms are long-lasting, appear all season and come in various shades of red. It is good...